Gaurav must sidestep the pitfalls Dhillon fell into

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh: The appointment of 1992-batch IPS officer, Gaurav Yadav as Punjab Intelligence chief has come at an extremely crucial juncture when the state is already in the election mode and the government of the day (read Home Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal) had been looking for an officer who it could relate to. […]

Boxed in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal ÔÇÿeyesÔÇÖ Punjab

  Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh : ePaper version Amid political diatribes and fast changing developments in the run up to the 2017 Punjab polls, Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind KejriwalÔÇÖs statement ÔÇö ÔÇ£I will arrest (Bikram Singh) Majithia after six monthsÔÇØ ÔÇö has sent a veiled message that he could even consider taking over as […]

MittalÔÇÖs writ runs, Punjab initiates fresh process for PTU VC selection

Yogindra Mohan / Chandigarh ePaper version A couple of weeks after Punjab Industries and Technical Education Minister Madan Mohan Mittal accused Chief Secretary Sarvesh Kaushal of crossing the ÔÇÿLakshman RekhaÔÇÖ and hardened his stand over the appointment of Vice-Chancellor of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, the State government has rejected all earlier recommendations and […]

2017 polls: The CaptainÔÇÖs final battle

ePaper┬áVersion Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh This could probably be the last chance for Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh to win the Assembly elections and prove to his detractors that he still continues to be the tallest Congress leader in the state. His party has also realised well in time that it stood a chance […]

Tap, tap, tapanybody listening?

Yogindra Mohan / Chandigarh Big brother is watching you! This seems to be fear as well as belief of a majority of top politicians and bureaucrats in Punjab. They feel their phones, especially mobile phones, are being tapped by the Punjab police in the run up to the Assembly elections. While itÔÇÖs well known that […]

2017 polls: The battle for heart and soul of Punjab

Manish Tiwari / Editor-in-chief “I feel some officers and associates working with Chief Minister Badal watch 80 per cent interest of the master, and maybe, 20 per cent of their own interests. The same could be reverse in the case of the heir-apparent” Elections in Punjab are just seven months away and at test would […]